Spiritual

Family On Playground Climbing Frame

Article

Fun Ways for Your Family to Practice Praise

Jean Thomason

Practice praising God as a family, and it will change the way you deal with circumstances and lighten the atmosphere in your home.

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A young man in a classroom is looking at the camera while the rest of the class is looking at the teacher.

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That Their World May Know Who God Is

Ray Vander Laan

Many kids in today's culture don't read the Bible. Give your kids the help they need to show others who God is through their actions.

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A family opens their front door to discover an exciting world full of people and nature.

Series

Help Those in Need

Amid busy schedules and draining deadlines, you still might find time to help others.

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A dad has his hand on his son's head, and the son is laughing, as they stare into the distance

Article

How to Help Your Children Find Purpose

Tim Wright

How will you lead your children to following Jesus before they enter adulthood?

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teen boy praying

Article

Rethink Your Family Bible Time to Be More Successful

Diane Comer

Gathering for family devotions leads to closer family ties and a greater sense of identity as Christ-followers.

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A young girl treating another child with integrity

Series

Character Development: Integrity

Do your children understand the importance of having integrity?

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A person wearing tennis shoes stands on two arrows, one labeled wrong and pointed left; the second labeled right and pointed right

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How to Train Kids to Have More Integrity

Debbie Jansen

Do your children understand the importance of having integrity? Becoming intentional in teaching this character trait offers solid rewards.

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A mom praying with her teen son

Article

How to Be an Active, Gospel-Centered Mom

Brooke McGlothlin

Helping our children experience the power of the Gospel begins with us living it out in our own lives.

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Woman and her daughter smiling at each other as they talk

Article

3 Practical Principles for Disciplining With Grace

Karis Kimmel Murray

Seeking to parent our children the way God parents us can dramatically change the atmosphere of our home.

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Smiling tween boy talking on his phone in the city

Article

An Attitude of Gratitude: Going Beyond Please and Thank You

Timothy L. Sanford, MA, LPC

Are your children truly grateful for what they have? Here are ways parents can create a lasting attitude of gratitude in children.

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Happy boy with star stickers on his face riding his bicycle

Series

Identity

Find ways to encourage your kids to navigate culture and peer pressure so they can be who God made them to be.

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Three boys running toward camera on park sidewalk

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Build a Strong Sense of Identity in Your Kids

Michele Cushatt

Do your kids struggle with their identity? Mom of six kids, Michele Cushatt shares about three self-strengthening anchors that can ground kids in the truth of who they are.

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Happy boy with star stickers on his face riding his bicycle

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Help Kids Recognize Their Identity in Christ

Jennie Allen

Teach your kids that Jesus did for us what we could never do for ourselves: He measured up. He satisfied all that God asks of you or anyone to be in relationship with Him.

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Photos assembled to show who to pray for each day of the week

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Teaching Kids to Pray

various authors

Find creative ways to train your children to have an active prayer life.

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An illustration of a Mom and a child sitting on either side of a tree that is filled with stuff that the child likes. The child is looking at a butterfly.

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The Gift of Self-Denial That Leads to Gratitude

Susie Larson

You might be surprised at how self-denial actually leads to gratitude.

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Happy multi-generational family walking in the countryside

Article

The Purpose of the Family

various authors

Help children understand the importance of family and family relationships.

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child holding a gift, Christmas tree in background

Article

God With Us

various authors

How to help children understand how God came to live among us.

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Happy family relaxing on outdoor garden swing set

Article

God's Love

various authors

Children best grasp the reality of God's love when they experience it at home.

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Little boy playing with lots of colorful plastic blocks

Article

God Made It All

various authors

Learn how to teach kids about God's creation and offer examples for intelligent design.

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Adolescent boy reads his Bible

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Equipping Kids to Defend the Bible: Answers to Common Questions

Eric Metaxas

Help prepare your children to respond to questions and criticisms of the Bible and  to understand that the Bible is accurate, reliable and relevant.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Offering Hope to Others as a Family

Michael and Linda Fichera describe how they've helped their three adopted daughters develop a strong foundation of faith and a heart for ministry outreach, and offer parents insights on how they can help their own children live out their faith.

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A young girl holds a butterfly in her hand

Article

Radical Renewal

various authors

Help your child understand the importance of spiritual transformation.

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A woman holding a gift basket knocks on a front door decorated with a Christmas wreath. Her son stands with her and he is holding some wrapped gifts

Article

Too Busy to Help?

Lysa TerKeurst

Teaching kids to show compassion doesn't have to be complicated.

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